"New York Calling", an Amazing New York City Tourism Video from the 1940s

This amazing film is a full color, 22-minute tourist video showing 1940’s television viewers what they could expect from a visit to New York City.

Public relations / educational film promoting New York City tourism during the 1940’s / 1950’s. This film shows the major highlights one might have seen on a visit to New York City. Of course, arrival and departure from the Big Apple was by steam and electric trains, several of which are seen in this film.

The 75-year-old film covers many of the same tourist spots people flock to today.

via 6sqft

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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